VIDEO Asheville New Year’s Eve Parties to ring in 2018


Ahh, 2017. Whether you loved it or you’re ready to see it go, it was one heck of a year. And Asheville is sending it off in a big way. Almost every spot in town is hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration to ring in 2018, and we’ve rounded them up for you. We count down a few top picks in our update, and we’ve got more below. Read on and plan your biggest evening of the year!

Thirsty Monk’s 5th Annual Keg Drop2 Town Square Blvd. in Biltmore Park, 5 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.

Grove House’s Epic New Year’s Eve Bash: 3 dance floors, balloon drops, and more. 11 Grove St., 8 p.m. – 3 a.m. $30.

Asheville Symphony’s “Most Colorful Farewell” to Musical Director Daniel Meyer: with a performance of Orff’s Carmina Burana, Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, $8.50-$52.50

Ellington Underground Presents the Broadcast and Window Cat56 Patton Ave., 10 p.m. – 1 a.m., $20.

New Year’s Eve Rock & Rye Bash at AC Hotel/Capella on 9, 10 Broadway St., $40.

Sly Grog hosts a New Year’s Eve Sparkle Party with Galena and Kusa271 Haywood St., 9 p.m. – 2 a.m., $5.

GRiZ plays two nights at the US Cellular Center8 p.m., $45.

Langhorne Slim and the Lost at Last Band at The Orange Peel, 9 p.m., $25.

New Year’s Eve Ball with The Grass is Dead at Asheville Music Hall, 10 p.m., $10-$20.

New Year’s Eve Dance Party at The Salvage Station with Lyric and Dr. Getright, 8 p.m., $10 in advance.

New Year’s Eve with Eric Gales at The Grey Eagle, 8 p.m., $20-$25.

Jon Stickley Trio with The Digs and Josh Phillips and Friends at Isis Music Hall, 8:30 p.m., $20-$25.